Mélanie Laurent

Mélanie Laurent

  • Born on
    • February 21st, 1983
Mélanie Laurent (born 21 February 1983) is a French actress, singer, pianist, screenwriter, and director, best known to international audiences for her role in "Inglourious Basterds" (2009). Laurent was born in Paris, the daughter of Annick, a ballerina, and Pierre Laurent, a voiceover actor. She is Jewish, and has both Ashkenazi and Tunisian Sephardic ancestry. Her grandfather survived deportation by the Nazis. She had a long relationship with fellow French actor Julien Boisselier. She describes recording artist Damien Rice and Tarantino as her two "masters."


Acting (33 Credits)

2021Oxygen as Elizabeth "Liz" Hansen
20196 Underground as Two
2018Return of the Hero as Elisabeth Beaugrand
2018Mia and the White Lion as Alice Owen
2018Operation Finale as Hanna Elian
2017My Son as Marie Blanchard
2016Eternity as Mathilde
2015Boomerang as Agathe Rey
2015By the Sea as Lea
2014Aloft as Jannia Ressmore
2013Night Train to Lisbon as Young Estefania
2013Enemy as Mary
2013Now You See Me as Alma Dray
2011The Day I Saw Your Heart as Justine Dhrey
2011The Adopted as Lisa
2011Requiem for a Killer as Lucrèce
2010The Roundup as Annette Monod
2010Beginners as Anna Wallace
2009Jusqu'à toi as Chloe
2009Inglourious Basterds as Shosanna Dreyfus / Emmanuelle Mimieux
2009The Concert as Anne-Marie Jacquet
2009The End of the Line as Narratrice (voix française)
2008Paris as Laetitia
2007Room of Death as Lucie Hennebelle
2006Don't Worry, I'm Fine as Lili
2006Dikkenek as Natacha
2006Days of Glory as Margueritte village Vosges
2005The Beat That My Heart Skipped as Minskov's Girlfriend
2004The Last Day as Louise
2004Rice Rhapsody as Sabine
2003Snowboarder as Célia
2002Summer Things as Carole
1999The Bridge as Lisbeth

Director (5 Credits)


Herself (1 Credits)

2015Tomorrow as Self


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